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This Is the Only Bra I Buy for My Small Boobs

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There’s no bulky padding.

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Natori Feathers Underwire Contour Bra ($68)

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Most bras that are smaller than a B cup are either shelves of padding or a glorified training bra, and I personally don’t need a daily reminder that I have the kind of boobs that “must be great for running!” As a woman with small boobs, it’s easy to believe that the lingerie world has given up on our kind (the same, of course, can be said for anyone on the opposite end of that spectrum). Because so many brands tend to limit their lingerie options to sizes B through DD, finding something that’s sexy and fits well can be a challenge for anyone outside of that range.

But there is Natori’s Feathers Underwire Contour Bra, which is a pretty bra that doesn’t have a single ounce of bulky foam. Even without padding, the demi contour and plunge neckline somehow make my boobs look more full without overdoing it. Like a good concealer, it complements the features I already have instead of covering them up or enhancing them to the point of being unrecognizable.

Its main features are the beautiful lace trim on the cups and band. It’s also super lightweight and comfortable, a quality that even extends to the strapless version (which I also have in two colors).

It comes in upwards of 25 different colors and ranges in size from 30A to 36G. Though it's expensive ($68), a well-made, everyday use item with an ultra-flattering silhouette is something I’m willing to shell out for.